10 Facts About Working at a Startup vs. a Big Company

By at March 16, 2012 | 1:01 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by alexlod I’ve spent the last few weeks trying to recruit friends of mine to come work with me at my super early startup.  In doing so I’ve had to educate a lot of my friends on what it’s like to be at a startup, and why you might want to join one.... Read more »

Jobs , Software & technology , Startups

One Hundred Days/Day 62

By at February 28, 2012 | 7:14 am | 0 Comment

Original post by KERN AND BURN I was attracted to the opportunity to work in an environment where people take risks by following their passions. — CHRIS MUCCIOLI Like so many designers Chris Muccioli came to design through a passion for music. He said, “I came to... Read more »

Key lessons , Startup , Startup reading lists , Startup stories , Startups

JOBS Act just what Obama ordered

By at February 27, 2012 | 6:31 am | 0 Comment

Original post by REP. ERIC CANTOR via Politico America has always offered immense opportunity because innovators have had the ability to take risks, work hard and be rewarded for it. Innovators, entrepreneurs and small-business people built the framework for American... Read more »

Facebook , Jobs , Startups

Hiring the right people for a startup

By at February 15, 2012 | 9:33 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Renaissance Personnel Group While staffing agencies in Phoenix and other cities can undoubtedly be the driving force behind the hiring process for startup companies lacking recruiting departments, there are still a number of strategies these firms can... Read more »

Jobs , Meet-Ups , Startups , Strategy

US job moves: Google, Microsoft, Apple, Yahoo

By at February 13, 2012 | 8:59 am | 0 Comment

Original post by Heather Taylor via Econsultancy Following our UK moves, here's the most senior, surprising and influential job moves in the US. This week we've seen two major loses to Microsoft, Google's first employee joining a startup and staff moves from Apple to... Read more »

Google , Jobs , Project management , Startups

Boston Startups: Get Aggressive in Working with Big Companies

By at February 7, 2012 | 4:46 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Robert DiLoreto via Xconomy Boston startups should be focusing more on creating strategic partnerships with big companies. An “if we build it, they will come” mindset appears to dominate the Boston startup scene. Too many startups also rely mostly on... Read more »

Startups , Strategy

Seniors are the new entrepreneurs

By at February 7, 2012 | 4:44 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Sharon Naylor via Dispatch A growing number of seniors are going into business for themselves. According to the Ewing Marion Foundation, 55- to 64-year-old Americans have a higher rate of entrepreneurial activity than those in the 20-to-34 age... Read more »

Business models , Startups

How To Recruit For Today’s Startup

By at February 6, 2012 | 4:39 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Robert Woo via The Fordyce Letter Many of our clients are staffing and recruiting firms, and because of this we have a unique perspective on the industry. So when it comes to our own hiring processes, we try to glean best practices from industry leaders,... Read more »

Google , Product development , Startups

The Basics Of Hiring Interns For Your Startup

By at February 6, 2012 | 4:38 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Matthew Faustman via FN Blog Hiring interns is a great milestone for a young company and the use of interns is on the rise.  What is also on the rise, however, is the number of small businesses and startups getting audited for misclassifying interns as... Read more »

Business planning , Startups

Applicant Stresses Synergy

By at February 3, 2012 | 4:35 pm | 0 Comment

Original post by Vanessa Remmers via The Flat Hat [caption id="attachment_7265" align="aligncenter" width="581" caption="Conley is one of five Dean of Arts and Sciences finalists. CAROLINE WREN MARTIN / THE FLAT HAT"][/caption] The hiring process for one of the most... Read more »